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VCSU Alumni Invited Back to Campus for Homecoming 2022 Festivities

Sep 13, 2022

The Valley City State University Foundation and Alumni Association welcome Alumni back to campus for VCSU Homecoming the weekend of September 16 and 17.

students playing instruments during football game
Catching the Viking spirit

“We love seeing familiar faces and welcoming our Viking family back to campus,” Executive Director for Advancement Cory Anderson said. “It’s a great chance for our Alumni to catch up with old friends, and to see what is happening on campus and in the community.”

“There are many events planned for the weekend. We hope all of our alumni, community members, students, faculty and staff can attend,” Assistant Director for Advancement & Alumni Relations Kim Svenningsen Hesch said.

The Valley City State University Alumni Association is sponsoring multiple events to celebrate Homecoming 2022. A complete list of events can be found at

The 40th Annual Bill Osmon Fun Run kicked VCSU Homecoming week on Monday, September 12.

On Friday, Sept. 16, alumni are welcomed back with an ice cream social at 2:30 p.m., in the Student Center Lounge. Following the social, a Hall of Fame Social begins at 5 p.m., at the Valley City Eagles followed by the Hall of Fame Banquet and Ceremony honoring inductees.

New this year is a VCSU Walking Tour. VCSU Alumni and community members are invited to enjoy a self-guided tour as you explore our beautiful campus. The tour will highlight some of our most notable places on campus and a chance to see our new Center for the Arts. To take the self-guided tour visit or scan a QR code on the door of any academic building.

On Saturday, the Alumni Honors Breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m., in the Student Center. Tickets will be available at the door and cost $15. At 10:30 a.m., there will be a parade on Central Avenue. Viking Tailgating at Lokken Stadium begins at 12 p.m. The VCSU Football will take on Dickinson State University with kickoff at 3 p.m., Saturday, September 17 at Shelly Ellig Field. There will be a post-game All Alumni & Friends Social following the football game at the Valley City Eagles. After the social, there is a college student and alumni dance at the Valley City Eagles.

For more information about VCSU Homecoming 2022 festivities, contact the VCSU Foundation and Alumni Office at 701-845-7203.